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News release
FCM released its Election 2019 recommendations to federal parties today. The platform is a call to improve Canadians’ quality of life by empowering the local governments closest to their daily challenges
  • Municipal finance
  • Infrastructure
Report
This report makes the case for why the federal Gas Tax Fund is the best fiscal tool available to local governments and why it must be expanded to help build better lives for Canadians.
  • Municipal finance
  • Infrastructure
Case study
Aron Hershmiller of Yorkton, SK and Russ Smith of the Capital Regional District, BC, reflect on the importance of the “why” and “how” of solid waste management planning.
  • Waste
  • Economic development
  • International
  • Infrastructure
News release
Canadians live in cleaner, healthier and safer communities when municipalities develop innovative solutions to reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency and find new uses for their public infrastructure.
  • Asset management
  • Sustainability
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
News release
The City of Baie-Saint-Paul will carry out a capital project to convert an old oil-burning central heating system to one that burns wood biomass at Maison Mère, the former Petites Franciscaines de Marie convent that the city acquired in 2016.
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
News release
Investing in green infrastructure helps communities reduce their carbon footprint and increase their resilience to climate change. It also helps safeguard public health, protect the environment and create a clean-growth economy.
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
News release
FCM President Bill Karsten issued this statement following the Prime Minister’s announcement on how Budget 2019’s doubling of this year’s Gas Tax Fund transfer is building better lives for Canadians.
  • Budget 2019
  • Infrastructure
News release
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is calling on every party to commit to doubling the value of a core funding tool that empowers municipalities of all sizes to build better lives for Canadians.
  • Infrastructure
2019 Federation of Canadian Municipalities